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“Great food for great value!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Garden Grille & Bar

The Garden Grille & Bar
7010 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
(956) 772-1087
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $35
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Garden Grill is located inside the Hilton Garden Inn South Padre Island. This South Padre restaurant features wide variety of menu items for breakfast, lunch and dinner, from a huge breakfast buffet in the morning to everything from seafood to pizza and pastas for lunch and dinner hours.The breakfast buffet features a huge selection of breakfast items: fresh omelets made-to-order, bacon, sausage and roast potatoes, a wide selection of breads and baked items, breakfast cereals and juices.The lunch and dinner is served after 11am and features excellent burgers and steaks, Tex-Mex and Italian cuisines, a wide array of fresh seafood dishes and pizzas in family and individual sizes. Guests at the Hilton Garden Inn can enjoy room service from the Garden Grill as well as food and food and beverage service to the ocean-side swimming pool and beachside deck! The in-house bar and lounge features a world-class selection of beers and cocktails.
Branson, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Great food for great value!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Wow, we hit the jackpot here! $6.95 for a huge plate of enchiladas which was very tasty! My husband had the chicken fried chicken and he liked it too plus he said the coffee was good for restaurant coffee. The water didn't have a bad taste like other places we've been too on South Padre Island plus it was served in a nice glass with a slice of lemon (nice touch!). I had to take some home with me, the serving was so generous! Plus we had a coupon for $1 off (from 11-3) so each of our meals were only $5.95!! Can't wait to go back there tomorrow after birding at the World Birding & Nature Center which is across the street from the restaurant/Hilton Hotel.
Plus the waitress was very friendly and checked on us often for anything we needed. A great atmosphere too (clean & spacious!).

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Aaron R, Guest Relations Manager at The Garden Grille & Bar, responded to this review, March 4, 2014
Greetings,

We are honored by the review you posted about your experience with us. We are delighted you have enjoyed our food and loved our menu prices. While we are constantly told face to face how much customers enjoy our service, it takes a very special person to proclaim to the online world that they should check us out. You are one of those individuals and we are proud that you do business with us. Thank you for selecting us for lunch. We will look forward to the next time!

Best,
Aaron R.
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English first
2 reviews
“Great Meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

We had good food, large portions, great value & terrific service from Jesus! Great to be a Winter Texan! We will be back soon.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Aaron R, Guest Relations Manager at The Garden Grille & Bar, responded to this review, March 4, 2014
Hello,

Thank you for selecting us and for revealing your positive view of our business with others. We strive to deserve accolades like yours every single day and we will never tire of hearing that we please our treasured customers and clientele.

Thank you,
Aaron R.
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South Padre Island, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Inexpensively priced lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

Staff couldn't be better. Small lunch but tasty for the price. Inside Hilton hotel. Right on the beach but cafeteria style dining.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Aaron R, Guest Relations Manager at The Garden Grille & Bar, responded to this review, March 6, 2014
Hello,

Thank you for your awesome review your little praise goes a long way here! We’re glad you enjoyed our cuisine and it’s pricing. Thank you for choosing us and please come back anytime.

Best,
Aaron R.
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Chatsworth, Canada
1 review
“Lovely place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

The Hilton Garden Inn on South Padre Island is a lovely spot to visit. Everyone from the charming Kami at the front desk, Fransisco, Jesus, Rosylana and staff in the Grille restaurant, to the maids were helpful and friendly. The breakfast buffet offered everything you could want including custom ordered eggs, limited fresh fruit, muffins, bagels, cereal, juice and pastries, the wait staff continually circle the room offering coffee, clearing plates and making sure you have everything you need.
We tried a number of restaurants on the island but found the best value for an evening meal was here at the Grille. The monthly specials were hard to beat and everything we tried was good. We knew it was one of the best spots to eat when we started meeting folks who were staying at other hotels coming here for dinner. The only down side is that at times you had to wait for a table, especially on the nights when there was live entertainment.
Would definitely recommend this resort, great location, wonderful staff and good food, you can't beat it for the price.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Aaron R, Guest Relations Manager at The Garden Grille & Bar, responded to this review, March 10, 2014
Greetings,

We are honored to have received such a thoughtful positive review of our restaurant! Every staff member mentioned will be ecstatic to hear they have served you well. We’re overjoyed you loved everything from breakfast to dinner. It truly has been a pleasure having you and we will look forward to your next visit.

Thank you,
Aaron R.
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Coaldale, Canada
1 review
“Great restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We enjoyed the breakfast buffet very much. The variety was wonderful, the only thing that disappointed us was the lack of fresh cut up fruit. (the pineapple was canned variety)
The suppers were very cheap, $7.95, tasted good, but there was a limited menu to order from. Ironically the appetizers were more than an entire meal. Would come back here, it is well worth it if you are staying for an extended period of time.
The staff were very friendly and accommodating. Thank you Montoya!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Aaron R, Guest Relations Manager at The Garden Grille & Bar, responded to this review, March 10, 2014
Hi Tony,

Thank you for taking the time to share your restaurant experience! We’re pleased you found our cuisine very appetizing and fulfilling. Also glad to hear Mr. Montoya took care of you; he is one of our finest members of our team. Overall, we’re delighted you loved our food, prices, service, and atmosphere. It has been fun having you!

Best,
Aaron R.
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